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					Responding     Contact Name             1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual           3. If on a biennial (every     4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT            Title                    pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                 other year) schedule.          etc. constraints, what schedule would you
               Phone                    biennial (every other year)                              Why?                           prefer and why?
               e-mail                   schedule?

                                            Annual        Biennial
Vermont        Roger Lyon-Surrey                        State and     No Comment                 No Comment                     Even if there were no constraints we would
               Pavement Management                      US routes                                                               continue on this schedule as it satisfactorily
               Database Administrator                   on Odd                                                                  meets our needs, which are to develop a
               802-828-2796                             Years,                                                                  paving program and to predict future network
               roger.lyon-                              Interstates                                                             conditions based on budget constraints.
               surrey@state.vt.us                       Even years


Mississippi    Randy Battey, P.E.       Project Level   Network       Project level is collected Network level is biennial      If I had an unlimited budget and skilled staff, I
               State Research Engr      Data            level PMS     annually with in-house     because of logistics, the data would do it annually because it would enable
               601-359-7650             (performance    Data          staff and equipment.       is collected using a           us to make better programming decisions.
               randyb@mdot.state.ms.    warranty                                                 consultant with QC/QA of the
               state                    enforcement)                                             contractor's equipment



Saskatchewan Allan Widger         Each Fall                           Want most current          No Comment                      Would do a spring run after the frost is out
Highway and Exec Dir Engr Stdrds                                      information in the Asset                                  and conditions have stabilized to I.D.
Transp       (306) 787-4858                                           Management System                                         significantly changes that would affect
             awidger@highways.gov                                                                                               treatment decisions.
             .sk.ca




Wisconsin      Steven W. Krebs, P.E.                         X                                   resource issues, equipment     Once a year; better pavement management
               Chief Pavements                                                                   and personnel                  decisions, provide better deterioration curves
               Engineer          608
               266-3721
               steven.krebs@dot.state
               .wi.us
South Dakota   David L.                        X                      STIP is developed                                         ANNUAL; conditions change quickly enough
               Huft, SDDOT Research                                   annually                                                  to require annual cycle.
               Program Mgr,
               dave.huft@state.sd.us
Responding   Contact Name         1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual              3. If on a biennial (every   4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                    other year) schedule.        etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                biennial (every other year)                                 Why?                         prefer and why?
             e-mail               schedule?

                                      Annual          Biennial
New Jersey                        X Began in 2004                Mngmnt and Customers                                      Annually. Many of our roads are at the tail end
                                                                 requested it. Prior to                                    of the Pavement Performance Curve where
                                                                 2004 was rated every                                      there is significant change in condition in a
                                                                 other year because of                                     short amount of time. Credibility of the
                                                                 budget constraints.                                       Pavement Management Program requires
                                                                                                                           use of current condition data.

Delaware     Jennifer Cajthaml,      State           Suburban    populate our database                                     I believe we are collecting data as frequently
             Pavement Management Maintained         every 2 or 3 so we could begin                                         as necessary.
             Engineer                               yrs          developing deterioration
             302-760-2071                                        curves
             jennifer.cajthaml@state
             .de.us
Georgia      Georgene M. Geary,            X                     We rate the pavements                                     It would be nice to have continual monitoring
             P.E.                                                each year and compile                                     of the condition of pavements
             State Materials and                                 the data to prioritize
             Research Engineer                                   projects for the following
             404-363-7512                                        pavement season.
             georgene.geary@dot.st
             ate.ga.us
Iowa         Chris Brakke                                X                                    It is a good compromise      Biannual
             Pavement                                                                         between costs and data
             Design/Pavement                                                                  needs. Pavements don't
             Management Engineer                                                              change enough to require
             Ph. 515-239-1882                                                                 annual
             Chris.Brakke@dot.iowa
             .gov
Responding    Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual            3. If on a biennial (every   4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT           Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                  other year) schedule.        etc. constraints, what schedule would you
              Phone                     biennial (every other year)                               Why?                         prefer and why?
              e-mail                    schedule?

                                            Annual        Biennial
Manitoba      Said Kass                        X                     We wanted to obtain an                                    Same answer as no. 2
              Senior Pavement and                                    accurate database to be
              Geotechnical Engineer                                  used in our pavement
              (204) 945- 2279                                        management system.
              SKass@gov.mb.ca                                        We started collecting IRI,
                                                                     rut depth, faulting,
                                                                     cracking 5 years ago
                                                                     using automated means.
                                                                     By the end of this year
                                                                     we feel we will have a
                                                                     good database. Next
                                                                     year we will collect data
                                                                     on a three year cycle.



Arizona       Yongqi Li, PE                    X                     It's a reasonable                                         Prefer an annual schedule on those aging
              Pavement Performance                                   schedule to collect                                       pavements,
              Engineer                                               pavement                                                  maybe a biannual schedule on the new
              Tel: (602)-712-8661                                    condition data Helps                                      pavements.
              yli@dot.state.az.us                                    accurately monitor
                                                                     pavement deterioration,
                                                                     performance of various
                                                                     types of treatments
Nova Scotia   Romeo Poirier                    X                     We rate roads being                                       annual schedule in order to be able to do a
              N.S. Dept. of                                          considered for                                            more thorough evaluation
              Transportation & Public                                rehabilitation in the next
              Works                                                  fiscal year. Presently,
              Technical Services                                     we
              Specialist                                             do not rate our network.
              Tel: (902) 860-5603
              E-mail:
              poiriero@gov.ns.ca
Responding     Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual            3. If on a biennial (every     4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT            Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                  other year) schedule.          etc. constraints, what schedule would you
               Phone                     biennial (every other year)                               Why?                           prefer and why?
               e-mail                    schedule?

                                             Annual        Biennial
Washington     Nadarajah                        X                     We use the rating data       WSDOT started pavement         We will continue the annual schedule.
State          Sivaneswaran                                           to develop project           rating on a biannual
               Pavement Management                                    specific performance         schedule in 1969 and, after
               Engineer                                               curves for                   considering the added cost
                (360) 709-5475                                        predictions, annual          and value of the data to the
               E-mail:                                                schedule gives the best      Pavement Management
               sivanen@wsdot.wa.gov                                   information.                 System and pavement
                                                                                                   preservation program,
                                                                                                   switched to an annual
                                                                                                   schedule in
                                                                                                   1988.
Rhode Island   Paul Petsching, P.E.    No                No                                                                       Since 1998, the Rhode Island has evaluated it
               Senior Civil Engineer                                                                                              pavements on a 3 year cycle because of the
               401-222-2694 ext. 4218                                                                                             length of time it takes to correct data and the
               ppetsch@dot.state.ri.us                                                                                            vendor selection process. An annual rating
                                                                                                                                  would be preferred.

Colorado       Rich Griffin                     X                     An annual cycle provides                                    Annually
                Research Coordination                                 timely data for the
               Engineer                                               annual budget cycle and
               303-757-9973                                           provides more timely
               Richard.Griffin@dot.sta                                information as to how we
               te.co.us                                               are meeting our
                                                                      pavement condition
                                                                      performance goals.

Kansas         Andrew Gisi, PE                  X                      Rated Annually to select                                   Annually
               Geotechnical Engineer                                  project candidate
               785/291/3856                                           locations for our annual
               AGisi@ksdot.org                                        Substantial Maintenance
                                                                      construction program

New York       Rick Bennett                     X                     Trends at the statewide                                     Annually
               Pavement Manager                                       level have the
               518-457-1965                                           potential to change
               RBENNETT@dot.state.                                    significantly from year to
               ny.us                                                  year
Responding   Contact Name             1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual             3. If on a biennial (every      4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                    pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                   other year) schedule.           etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                    biennial (every other year)                                Why?                            prefer and why?
             e-mail                   schedule?

                                           Annual          Biennial
Louisiana    Said Ismail                                       X                                 We don't think that pavement Biennial
             Management Systems                                                                  will deteriorate a substantial
             Engineer                                                                            amount in
             ( 225)(242-4547)                                                                    a year to warrant collection
             SaidIsmail@dotd.louisi                                                              every year
             ana.gov
New          Wayne Roswell,                                    X                                Use 2 vans to cover the        Annual
Hampshire    Management Systems                                                                 system (4000 miles), only 3
             Supervisor,                                                                        employees do the rating,
             wroswell@dot.state.nh.                                                             limited to 6 months of rating,
             us                                                                                 weather is a problem
Texas        Bryan E. Stampley,       Annually,                         The annual schedule                                    The only thing we would add would be a
             P.E.                     September-                        matches our annual work                                second round of ratings in Spring (March-
             Senior Pavement          February                          program and budget                                     August) or two quicker cycles
             Engineer                 (distress, ride,                                                                         (September-December and (March-June) to
             bstample@dot.state.tx.   rut);                                                                                    pick up Winter weather effects
             us                       April-August                                                                             and Summer repair effects.
                                      (skid);
                                      September-
                                      August
                                      (deflection)
British      Michael F. Oliver, P.                       Main Roads                              Every two years provides        Every two years would be acceptable,
Columbia     Eng.                                        and                                     sufficient information to be    annually would be excessive.
             Chief, Geotechnical,                        Highways                                able to use for inventory
             Materials and                               are biannual                            assessment, asset
             Pavement Engineer                           and                                     management and
             ph (250) 387-3353                           secondary                               rehabilitation programming.
             Mike.Oliver@gems6.go                        roads are
             v.bc.ca                                     tri annual.

Arkansas     Mark A. Evans, P.E.   Interstate routes     Other          No Comment               A lack of manpower is the        Two years would probably be adequate on
             Pavement Management are collecting          system                                  main reason for not             our lower volume roadways; however,
             Engineer              annually              routes are                              collecting other parts of our   I would prefer our higher volume roadways
             (501)569-2234                               collected                               system annually.                (AADT > 2,000), or about 8,500
             mark.evans@ahtd.state                       biennially.                                                             miles, be collected annually to monitor the
             .ar.us                                                                                                              rate of change of condition more
                                                                                                                                 closely.
Responding   Contact Name             1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual          3. If on a biennial (every   4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                    pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                other year) schedule.        etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                    biennial (every other year)                             Why?                         prefer and why?
             e-mail                   schedule?

                                          Annual        Biennial
Alberta,     ROY JURGENS,                    X                     THESE RATINGS ARE                                       IDEALLY COLLECTION OF ALL LANES
Canada       P.Eng.                                                USED FOR OUR                                            EACH YEAR WOULD BE PREFERABLE
             DIRECTOR, HIGHWAY                                     ANNUAL                                                  FOR USE IN OUR BUSINESS PLANS FOR
             ASSET                                                 DEPARTMENT AND                                          ACCURATE RESULTS AND FOR
             MANAGEMENT                                            GOVERNMENT                                              PROJECTION PURPOSES
             780 415-0774                                          BUSINESS PLANS, WE
             roy.jurgens@gov.ab.ca                                 REQUIRE A
                                                                   COMPLETE DATA SET
                                                                   TO BE COMFORTABLE
                                                                   WITH THE RESULTS

Tennessee    Steve Hall                                    X                                  Budget Constraints           No Comment
             615-350-4167
             Steve.M.Hall@state.tn.
             us

Missouri     John P. Donahue, P.E.    Annual ratings               Provides up to date                                     Annual ratings for entire system
             (573) 526-4334           for NHS and                  performance required for
             John.Donahue@modot.      other arterial               different funding
             mo.gov                   routes, Every                scenarios and also
                                      three years                  provides smoother
                                      for collectors.              distress trend
                                                                   development, collectors,
                                                                   comprise about 2/3 of
                                                                   MoDOT's

Idaho        Mark Wheeler                    X                     Rating annually                                         Annually
             Pavement Management                                   gives a more accurate
             Engineer                                              appraisal
             MWheeler@itd.state.id.
             us
Responding   Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual            3. If on a biennial (every   4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                  other year) schedule.        etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                     biennial (every other year)                               Why?                         prefer and why?
             e-mail                    schedule?

                                           Annual        Biennial
New Mexico   Robert S. Young                  X                     Important part of the                                     No Comment
             Pavement Management                                    NMDOT's Project and
             Engineer                                               Network Level Pavement
             Robert.Young@nmshtd                                    Management
             .state.nm.us                                           Programs, the FHWA
                                                                    requires states to collect
                                                                    and report pavement
                                                                    roughness data annually


Alberta      Wei He, P. Eng.     IRI and Rut data Pavement          IRI and Rut data is        Data collection is             Annual/biennial data collections are both
Canada       Pavement management                  Surface           currently under a 3-year constrained by the resources     possible, pending on subjects and the
             specialist                           Distress          contract, which will                                      evaluation on past practices.
             (780) 415-6567                                         provide a good
             wei.he@gov.ab.ca                                       database. By the end of
                                                                    the contract there will be
                                                                    further decisions
                                                                    regarding the frequency
                                                                    of the data collection.
Arizona      James Delton, P.E.               X                     We feel too much can                                      Annual
             602-712-7286                                           change if we go to
             jdelton@dot.state.az.us                                biennial

Hawaii       Herbert Chu                      X                     Results are used to                                       Annual
             Geotechnical Engineer                                  assist selection of
             Materials Testing and                                  pavement rehabilitation
             Research Branch                                        and preventive
             (808) 832-3405x232                                     maintenance projects.
             Herbert.chu@hawaii.go
             v
Maryland     Tim Smith, P.E.       X                                MDSHA believes the                                        Ideally, MDSHA would prefer to have an
             OMT - Pavement                                         annual data collection                                    assessment of our network completed after
             Division Chief                                         provides a more                                           the winter season and then again after the
             410-321-3110                                           comprehensive data set                                    paving season before the next winter.
             tsmith2@sha.state.md.                                  for our analysis and
             us                                                     performance model
                                                                    development
Responding   Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual                 3. If on a biennial (every    4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                       other year) schedule.         etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                     biennial (every other year)                                    Why?                          prefer and why?
             e-mail                    schedule?

                                           Annual          Biennial
Florida      Bruce Dietrich, P.E.             X                         Pavement performance                                        No Comment
             State Pavement Design                                      is highly variable from
             Engineer                                                   section to section and
             (850) 414-4371                                             year to year due to many
             bruce.dietrich@dot.stat                                    factors such us materials
             e.fl.us                                                    and construction
                                                                        variability and
                                                                        environmental
                                                                        conditions. An annual
                                                                        survey gives us a much
                                                                        more accurate
                                                                        picture of our pavement
                                                                        condition than can be
                                                                        forecast.
Oregon       John Coplantz                                     X                                      Budget Constraints            Prefer annual since it helps program paving
             Pavement Management                                                                                                    at the right time. However, data collection is
             Engineer                                                                                                               very intensive and it is easy to get so wrapped
             (503) 986-3119                                                                                                         up in the collection of the data that there isn't
                                                                                                                                    enough time for managing the system so with
                                                                                                                                    our situation, I prefer a biennial survey with
                                                                                                                                    spot checks on certain sections of highway of
                                                                                                                                    interest.

Utah          Lloyd R. Neeley, P.E.    Measure           skid testing   It allows us to continually   Skid testing is performed     Would change current process
             Pavement Management       Roughness, rut                   monitor both the              biannually mostly because
             Engineer                  depth, cracking,                 condition of the roads        the skid condition does not
             (801)965-4158             faulting Annually                and the consistency of        change rapidly, and partly
             lneeley@utah.gov                                           the                           because of manpower
                                                                        equipment.
Responding   Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual                 3. If on a biennial (every      4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT          Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                       other year) schedule.           etc. constraints, what schedule would you
             Phone                     biennial (every other year)                                    Why?                            prefer and why?
             e-mail                    schedule?

                                           Annual           Biennial
Nevada       Patricia Polish                              We do a                                     We now prioritize projects    Annually
             Senior Materials                             condition                                   based on the life expectance
             Engineer                                     survey and                                  of the pavement instead of
             ppolish@dot.state.nv.u                       ride ability                                the PMS data. The PMS
             s                                            on the entire                               data is used to make sure we
                                                          system in                                   are doing things right and to
                                                          the odd                                     make sure nothing falls
                                                          numbered                                    through the cracks.
                                                          years. In the
                                                          even
                                                          numbered
                                                          years we do
                                                          ride ability
                                                          on the NHS.

Alaska       R. Scott Gartin, P.E.     We try for                         Annual measurement          Biannual measurements in     Annual
             State Pavement            annual, but most                   are preferred in order to   some areas are necessary
             Engineer                  times do not                       keep better track of        due to funding levels. Some
             (907) 269-6244            have enough to                     changes in the network      very remote areas are
             scott_gartin@dot.state.   do the whole                       conditions                  visually surveyed along with
             ak.us                     state road                                                     the airports on a 3 year
                                       system. Airport                                                cycle. It would be cost
                                       pavements are                                                  prohibitive to fly out every
                                       rated on a 3-                                                  year to these areas.
                                       year cycle.

New          George D. Thompson,                          SDI and                                     We conduct collection            I would probably like to increase our surface
Brunswick,   M.Sc.Eng., P.Eng.                            strength are                                activities in the spring and    condition survey (SDI)
Canada       Senior Transportation                        collected on                                fall and our                    frequency to biennial
             Systems Planning Eng.                        a 3- year                                   frequencies fit with the time
             (506) 453-2754                               cycle and IRI                               frame and resources
             george.d.thompson@g                          is                                          available.
             nb.ca                                        collected
                                                          every two
                                                          years.
Responding     Contact Name              1. Do you rate your         2. If on an annual           3. If on a biennial (every   4. If there were no budgetary, manpower ,
DOT            Title                     pavements on an annual or schedule. Why?                 other year) schedule.        etc. constraints, what schedule would you
               Phone                     biennial (every other year)                              Why?                         prefer and why?
               e-mail                    schedule?

                                             Annual        Biennial
Illinois       David Felts                                    X                                   Because of manpower and The current system is adequate, but an
               Systems Performance                                                                budgetary constraints. The annual rating would be ideal.
               Manager                                                                            interstate system is collected
               IDOT Office of Planning                                                            every year, but rated every
               and Programming                                                                    other year. In even years a
               217-785-2792                                                                       pavement rating is
               feltsdr@dot.il.gov                                                                 established. During odd
                                                                                                  years, a pavement review is
                                                                                                  conducted to determine
                                                                                                  remaining service life. Non-
                                                                                                  interstate routes are
                                                                                                  collected in two parts. Each
                                                                                                  year one-half of the non-
                                                                                                  interstate routes is collected
                                                                                                  and rated. No off-year rating
                                                                                                  is performed on non-
                                                                                                  interstate routes; however,
                                                                                                  the districts upgrade ratings
                                                                                                  based upon rehabilitation
                                                                                                  efforts or extreme
                                                                                                  deterioration occurring in that
                                                                                                  year

North Dakota   Richard C Schneider              X                     We have 13 years of                                      Annual --- Can't see the benefit in
               PE                                                     data that has                                            collecting and evaluating the system more
               Planning &                                             been collected each year                                 then once a year.
               Programming Division                                   and want to maintain that
               Pavement Management                                    history and data base in
               Section                                                that manner.
               701-328-4197
               rschneid@state.nd.us